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Saydet Zalzali

Zahle's oldest church. Built in 1700, it originally stood at the center of the city. 

St. Elias Church

Built in 1720, it was Zahle’s second church. This impressive structure is also known as Al-Moukhallasiah, and is connected by an underground tunnel...

The Saraya (Serail)

The Old Serail, or municipality house, in the old part of town dates back to 1885. This beautiful historic building is a mix of European and Oriental...

The Geha House

The restored Geha House is a private residential emblem of Zahle’s local architecture in the old part of town. Its spacious courtyard, animated...

Souk al-Blatt

Souk al-Blatt, or the “tiled market,” used to be a busy but narrow market street leading to one of the oldest parts of the city. Much of Zahle’s...

Bardaouni cafes

Zahle’s main attraction is the Bardaouni River, which gushes down from the tops of Mount Sannine through a leafy gorge that cuts its way in between...

The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MACAM)

A contemporary artistic and cultural space, MACAM is dedicated to art installations, exhibitions and efforts to preserve art across Lebanon. This...

The Boutros Farhat Museum

This is a private art museum that sculptor Boutros Farhat opened in 1991 to exhibit his own works. With over 120 pieces on display, Farhat’s work...

St. Maron Monastery

Maronite monks built St. Maron Monastery in the 19th century on a remote hilltop just outside of Byblos. Over the years, it has become a frequently-...

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